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Nursing (BScN) > Four-Year Collaborative Program (Ryerson, Centennial, George Brown)

Is It for You?

Nurses provide care to patients, families and communities along the continuum of health promotion and acute care to facilitate well-being across the lifespan. Nurses think critically and apply theory to practice using a variety of communications, teamwork and technical skills. Enter the collaborative nursing degree program through Ryerson University, Centennial College or George Brown College to earn a BScN from Ryerson.

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 Grade Range
Ryerson: 89-93%+*
Centennial: 84-89%
George Brown: 84-89%

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Co-op Option
No

 Accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

The Ryerson, Centennial, George Brown Collaborative Nursing degree program focuses on developing students critical thinking skills, ability to analyze reflectively and apply theory through community health focused practice.

For more information visit www.nursingdegree.ca, external link

Distinctive Learning

Gain a balance of theoretical and clinical knowledge through diverse clinical placements; simulation, group study and seminars; and interactive teaching strategies. Faculty and instructors with diverse teaching, research and professional experience across all three sites contribute to dynamic teaching and learning environments.

After Graduation

Write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have access to dynamic career opportunities in areas such as acute, chronic or long-term care hospitals and institutions; clinics and community health organizations; in public health, education, research, occupational health; in nursing administration, management and leadership. Pursue a master’s degree in nursing from Ryerson or other universities.

What You Need to Know

Full-Time Format
Domestic Fees Range
: $7,703 - $8,289
International Fees Range: $25,926 - $25,958

Part-Time Format (One to Eight or More Courses)
Domestic Fees Range
: $902 - $5,819
International Fees Range: $2,662 - $19,850

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (see Alternative/Equivalent Standing below) with a minimum six Grade 12 U/M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Biology (SBI4U)
  • Grade 11 U or M or Grade 12 U Mathematics (one of: MCF3M, MCR3U, MCV4U, MDM4U, MHF4U).

Important Notes:

  • Applicants who have been absent from full-time formal education for a period of ten years or longer may be required to repeat prerequisite subjects to ensure currency of knowledge and preparedness for the program.
  • Applicants with prior university or college study must present a minimum CGPA of 2.33 (C+) and be considered 'In Good Standing' with no failures in core prerequisite subjects in order to be considered.  Higher CGPA's/averages may be required subject to competition.
  • Only applications to the first year of the Nursing program will be considered, and consideration is limited to applicants without prior post-secondary studies in Nursing.  Advanced standing for students with prior Nursing studies cannot be considered. In addition, RPN diploma holders ineligible for Bridging-to-University programs and applicants who have completed a nursing degree will not be considered for admission.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.